Described by Mughal Emperor Babur as, “The pearl amongst fortresses in India”, this imposing fort is hard to miss as it can be seen from every nook and corner of Gwalior. Built on an isolated hill of sandstone 100 m above the city, the Fort spreads out over an area of 3 km and is [...]
Khajuraho has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples, famous for their erotic sculpture. The Khajuraho group of monuments has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The name Khajuraho, ancient “Kharjuravāhaka”, is derived from the Sanskrit words kharjura = date palm and vāhaka = “one who carries”.
The Khajuraho temples are made [...]
Jabalpur is located in the Mahakoshal region in the geographic center of India. Jabalpur was the 27th largest urban conglomeration in India in 2001 (2001 Census). It is believed that Jabalpur is the tapasya bhumi of a mythological figure known as sage Jabalie, from whom the name Jabalpur is derived. Ashokan relics have been found. Later on it was the capital of the famous Tripuri kingdom in the (9th–10th [...]